Spanish chalk


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Spanish chalk (Min) a kind of steatite; -- so called because obtained from Aragon in Spain.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Spanish chalk a variety of talc
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In literature:

She came sweeping downstairs, snowy with Spanish chalk, and radiant with rouge.
"The Child Wife" by Mayne Reid
Chemical or fatty crayon is a composition intended to be used on the stone plate in dry form like Spanish or Parisian chalk.
"The Invention of Lithography" by Alois Senefelder